Author: David Bennett

International Open Access Week – what’s happening at Portsmouth

Open Access is all about removing pay barriers and publisher control to make the research output of universities and other institutions available to everyone in order to maximise its impact and its usefulness to everyone.  Open Science is now an

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Glorious groupwork

Looking for a room to practice presentations, work together in groups or huddle and compare notes?  You can book rooms on all three floors of the Library, all with whiteboards and large screens or a projector available for you to

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Happy thoughts, happy life

Things are very rarely as frightening once you start to tackle them as they seem before you get started.  Join us for ten minute drop-in relaxation sessions tomorrow and every Thursday afternoon during term-time in the Library Meeting Room at 2.10pm,

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Christmas comes early

Christmas just came early, with these two new presents for History, Culture, Media and Creative Technology students: Bloomsbury Cultural History and Faculti.  Sadly, the Christmas tree has not come early, although we are having the twinkling lights used to decorate it

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Postgraduate Research (PGR) Student Wellbeing Survey

Are you a postgraduate research student at the University?  If so, you are invited to take part in an Office for Students funded wellbeing study the University is running.  This study aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of

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Work anywhere at your own virtual university

You can enjoy the online campus learning experience at home, out and about or even overseas and still make use of the safe storage and many of the networked University resources over the internet by setting up the Virtual Private Network

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Be you. Learn differently

Everybody learns differently.  Happily there are a whole suite of Library services and apps available to help you do just that! Set your learning free Try these free apps for personalising your learning, many of which will make your life

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Try a classic ‘whodunnit’ murder mystery

Do you enjoy a good ‘who dunnit’ murder mystery?  It has been established that people learn best if they study in focused bursts of around 25 minutes separated by five minutes of doing something very different.  Why not make this

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Welcome to your subject pages: all the best academic sources in one place

Have you seen your subject pages?  If the one search Google-style convenience of the Discovery Service is just not delivering the results you need or you are looking for specialised resources, try your subject pages. They are useful for everys

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If all the life’s a stage, have you read the playbill?

Do you have an interest in theatre history, playbills or ephemera? On Thursday 4th October 2018 there will be an opportunity to learn about the history of playbills and to explore some of the British Library playbill collection which has

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